Richmond, VA 23236 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 23236: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Richmond, VA 23236

Acceptable Alternative
N Chesterfld, VA 23236
North Chesterfield, VA 23236

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 955
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,334
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 248
  • County: Chesterfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.478, Longitude -77.583
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Richmond, VA 23236 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 28,985
Population in Households 28,929
Population in Familes 24,903
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density1 1,976
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 10,837
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 8,141
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,256 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,271 (82.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,566 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 419 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $219,351
Average Home Value $246,807


Median Household Income $75,654
Average Household Income $89,886
Per Capita Income $33,668
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 1.04%
Households 0.63% 1.01%
Families 0.51% 0.92%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Richmond, VA 23236 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23236 to the other 873 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 100 89th
Population Density1 # 127 86th
Diversity Index2 # 195 78th
Median Household Income # 152 83rd
Per Capita Income # 198 77th

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